Prep Football: Hilliard Bradley nips Findlay in OT

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer HILLIARD — Findlay High’s football team circled and took a knee moments after dropping a heart-breaking 34-28 overtime loss to Hilliard Bradley Friday night. They didn’t stay that way for long. “The kids kneeling, waiting for...

3 at once: Rosengarten tackles football, soccer, cross country

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Three-sport athletes are not really a rarity in high school sports. Then there’s Josh Rosengarten. Rosengarten plays football for Ottawa-Glandorf High School. Both kinds. On Friday night’s he’s the kicker for the game...

Trojans ready to kick off 2018 season

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Findlay kicks off its 120th season of football on Friday when the Trojans travel to Hilliard Bradley for a nonconference matchup. Here’s a look at Findlay High’s 2018 opener. WHEN & WHERE: At Hilliard Bradley Jaguar Stadium. Game time...

Rohrer takes charge of FHS volleyball team

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER By trade, Justin Rohrer is a teacher and a coach. And while it’s not technically on his resume, you can add architect to the list. “Volleyball-wise, this program is in need of some rebuilding and some retooling, and that’s kind of...

It’s next man up for Findlay High boys soccer

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Kevin Shenise says Findlay High’s boys soccer team will have a “next man up” philosophy this season. That term could apply to the coaching staff as well as the roster. Continuity is a cornerstone of any successful venture, whether...

Eight players back for FHS girls tennis

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Ray Elbin was expecting to have one of his most experienced teams yet when it comes to Findlay High’s girls tennis program. Instead, he may have one of his most balanced. “We only graduated one player, so I thought we’d have eight...

Major leaguer gives back with free baseball clinic

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Baseball has given Jerry Blevins the means and the opportunity to do pretty much whatever he wants. What he wants is to give something back. “There’s nothing I would change about where I grew up and how I grew up. It made me who I am and...

Ben’s charity softball game hits home run on first try

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER The rain held off just long enough Sunday afternoon. The interactive camaraderie and good times did not. Before a sold-out crowd of 2,500, Findlay High School grad and Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, a two-time Super Bowl...

Legion baseball: Findlay Post 3 will field young club

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Dana Dunbar is beginning his 24th season as head coach of the Findlay Post 3 Legion baseball team. And he plans to use the experience he’s gained in all of those 24 years to good use. “We’re very young, one of the youngest teams I...

Prep regional softball: Reineke’s shot sinks Ada

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Tinora’s Aubrey Reineke stopped running when the magnitude of her hit began to sink in. Fortunately for the Rams, Lexi Miles did not. Miles, a back-up pitcher pinch running for Tinora starter Ashton Helmke, legged it from first to home when...